Inaugural lecture on the financial crisis and white collar crime

Issue date: 02 October 2014


Professor Nicholas Ryder from the University of the West of England will deliver his inaugural Lecture 'The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime' on Wednesday 8 October 2014 at The Street Café, S Block, Frenchay Campus 18:30- 20:30.

Concentrating on the relationship between the financial crisis and white-collar crime this inaugural lecture asserts that such activity was an important variable that contributed towards the crisis.

Offering an important analysis of the factors which contributed to the global financial crisis and the role played by economic crime, Professor Ryder provides a commentary of the legislative, regulatory and enforcement responses on both sides of the Atlantic.

Nicholas Ryder is a Professor in Financial Crime in the Department of Law. His current teaching includes Commercial Law (LLB) and International Financial Crime (LLM). His principal area of research is white collar crime. He is the founder and series editor of 'The Law Relating to Financial Crime' for Routledge and co-series editor for 'Risky Groups and Control' for Palgrave MacMillan. He is a member of five editorial boards including Financial Regulation International, Criminal Law News, Current Criminal Law, Business and Management Research and Lloyd's Law Reports (Financial Crime).

He has written extensively on the areas of white collar crime and published three monographs 'The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - The Perfect Storm?' (Edward Elgar, 2014); 'Money Laundering an Endless Cycle? A Comparative Analysis of the Anti-money Laundering Policies in the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada' (Routledge, 2012) and 'Financial Crime in the 21st Century: Principles and Policies' (Edward Elgar, 2011).

Professor Ryder also published two text books 'The Law Relating to Financial Crime in the United Kingdom' (Ashgate, 2013) and 'Commercial Law: Principles and Policies' (Cambridge University Press: 2012)

He is currently working on a fourth monograph 'The Financial War on Terror: A Review of Counter-Terrorist Financing Strategies Since 2001' for Routledge and an edited collection also for Routledge 'Fighting Financial Crime in the Global Economic Crisis'

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